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Non-Discrimination Notice

Non-Discrimination Notice

Southeast Behavioral Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or sexual orientation. Southeast Behavioral Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or sexual orientation.

Southeast Behavioral Hospital:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Maggie Buckley, Patient Advocate.

If you believe that Southeast Behavioral Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or sexual orientation, you can file a grievance with:

Maggie Buckley, Patient Advocate
Southeast Behavioral Hospital
639 S. Silver Springs Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Phone: 573-708-5072
Fax: 573-708-5071

Email: [email protected]

You can file a grievance in person, mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Maggie Buckley, Patient Advocate, is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available here, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available here.

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We are dedicated to serving the mental health needs of our patients.
To find out how we can help you, call us at

573-708-5000